Rahul Basharat

  • ISLAMABAD-The roadside hotels of Takhtbhai, famous for traditional Chapli Kebabs though lack ideal hygiene conditions but still pull customers round the clock because of delicious taste. Around 155 kilometres towards west from federal capital, Takhbhai is an ancient locality of the province Khyber ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-The Valentine’s Day on Friday increased the glamour of city and flowers shops but vendors observed slight surge in their business. Seema Bibi is 60 years old and on this Valentine Day she is selling flowers in one of the posh sector’s market to earn some extra money. As the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) on Friday suspended day-to-day affairs of the restored Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) creating miseries for medical professionals. The ministry and restored PMDC set-up is apparently at loggerheads after the Islamabad High Court ...

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  • ISLAMABAD                      -            Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) on Thursday requested the district administration to ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Senate Standing Committee on National Health Services (NHS) on Wednesday stressed the government to provide all possible facilities to Pakistani students stuck in China. A meeting of the Senate health body was held here under the chair of Senator Ghous Muhammad Niazi to discuss the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday directed the Foreign Office to stay in contact with the Pakistani students stuck in virus-hit Wuhan, the province of China, and keep updating their families about their health. The prime minister passed these directives during a meeting held with ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The government on Monday started considering the option of evacuating Pakistani students stranded in China after the Coronavirus death toll there crossed the 900 figure. Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Health Dr. Zafar Mirza, SAPM on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-The Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) launched on Monday said despite of government efforts to increase enrolment in educational institutions, 17 percent children are still out-of-school. The report launched also said that children enrolled in grade 3 continue to struggle due to ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Federal Government Services (FGS) Polyclinic’s Mother and Child Hospital (MCH) including children nursery is being upgraded with additional facilities, In-charge MCH said on Saturday. Dr. Shareef Astori, In-charge MCH said that construction work for the up-gradation of MCH is ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The National Institute of Health (NIH) received 25 samples of Coronavirs suspects so far and were declared negative after the lab examination, The Nation learnt on Friday. Meanwhile, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) authorities said that three more suspects including two ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) decided to construct three more basic health units (BHU) and a hospital in the city to reduce the increasing burden of patients on tertiary hospitals, The Nation learnt on Thursday.The city already has 16 BHUs and three rural health centres (RHC) ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - As the number of suspected cases of Coronavirus surged in the country, the government on Wednesday banned export of N95 mask and related articles from China. Officials at the National Institute of Health (NIH) have received 19 samples of suspect patients of Coronavirus, however, no one ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - First flight from China, after resuming of the flight operations between the two countries, landed at the Islamabad airport Monday morning carrying 143 passengers including 12 Chinese nationals. However, all the passengers were screened to check whether any of them have symptoms of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Health Dr. Zafar Mirza has said that no Pakistani will return with­out completion of 14 days of incuba­tion in China and declare virus-free. Addressing a press briefing here on Saturday, the SAPM said that decision had been taken ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) on Saturday imposed ban on all kind of advertisements of the tobacco across the country to reduce the tobacco consumption in public. Ministry of NHS in this regard issued a notification not allowing any promotion of the tobacco or tobacco ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - First flight of Pakistani passengers from China will arrive here February 3 and all passengers would be medically examined and kept in isolation wards for fourteen days, the National Assembly Standing Committee on Health was told on Friday. The committee met here under the chairmanship ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Health Dr. Zafar Mirza on Thursday turned down the option of evacuating Pakistani students and families from China saying it could increase chances of virus spread. Focusing on the point of evacuation of Pakistani students and families in ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Four Pakistani students have got infected with corona virus in Wuhan, the city of Hubei province of China, Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Health Dr. Zafar Mirza confirmed on Wednesday. Speaking at a press conference here and highlighting preventive measures being taken by ...

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  • ISLAMABAD0-The Pakistan Medical Commission’s (PMC) ambiguous admission policy for medical colleges of the city has raised students’ concerns of nepotism in the preparation of merit lists of the private institutions. While the PMC claims that the admissions have been closed in all public ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - First coronavirus suspect of Pakistan was detected yesterday in Multan, who was hospitalized in the Nishtar Hospital Multan. National Institute of Health (NIH) collected samples of the coronavirus suspect, who is a Chinese national and reached Multan from Karachi airport after landing ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-As large pharmacies are multiplying their profits and catching more customers by adding cash and carry sections, small medicine retailers demand steps to save their earnings.Muhammad Faizan was travelling to Murree with family, but had to take a break near Barakahu when his younger son ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Health Dr. Zafar Mirza has Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) is expediting preventive measures in wake of coronavirus, directing to establish surveillance system with quarantined areas at all ports and entry points. Dr. Zafar Mirza ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-National Assembly (NA) standing committee on federal education on Friday formed a sub-committee to probe the administrative problems of Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) and International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI).Meeting of the NA committee on federal education was held here under ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) and National Institute of Health (NIH) on Wednesday alerted all provincial health departments and authorities at entry and exit points of the country to take preventive measures after emergence of Coronavirus in China.Meanwhile, Pakistan Medical ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-The plan of upgradation of the Basic Health Units (BHUs) and Rural Health Centre (RHC) will take almost a year to be executed, The Nation learned on Tuesday. The Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) had announced upgradation of the BHUs and RHUs to reduce the burden on tertiary ...

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  • Islamabad-Health departments at federal and provincial level are making efforts to digitalise public health supply chain system to improve access of essential health commodities, said a statement issued on Saturday.Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Health addressing a ceremony on Health ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Pakistan ranks on 5th place amongst 30 high-burden countries in world struggling to eliminate Tuberculosis (TB) where above 100,000 cases go un-reported annually, speakers said on Saturday.In an event held here on prevailing situation of TB in country, Advisor Policy & Strategy, ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) on Friday got a ‘langarkhana’ – a community kitchen - under Prime Minister’s Ehsaas programme for underprivileged people seeking healthcare in the hospital.The sun was set, around a dozen media vans and cameras were on ...

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  • ISLAMABAD                  -          Appointment of permanent head of the Drugs Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) is hanging in balance for last 10 months, while ...

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  • ISLAMABAD-Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on National Health Services (NHS) on Wednesday taking strict notice of absence of senior doctors from Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) directed hospital administration to ensure their presence to facilitate patients. Following the ...

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